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Financial management

One secret to successful investing? Keep calm

Sticking to your long-term plan is an important part of investing, even during anxious moments.
1:18 minutes
June 02, 2021
Financial management
Financial wellness


This is life. You’re here. You’re in it. And there’s a lot going on. Between your family, your future, and the 24-hour news cycle, it can feel like there’s a lot at stake when you make investing decisions.

Sometimes emotions can lead investors down financial paths that feel right during anxious moments, but may not be best for their long-term goals.

So let’s breathe and remember that a steady, disciplined investing approach can save you stress and money in the long run.

When you make an investing plan that factors in normal market ups and downs, you can feel confident, even during market volatility, that your portfolio is doing exactly what it was built to do.

Because anxious moments are just that—moments. They pass. And when they do, your investing plan will still be there, zen as ever, always working toward the goals you set.



Emotions are always a part of investing. But when we invest, it’s important to make sure our emotions are working for us, not against us.

In anxious moments, it’s more important than ever to stay focused on your long-term goals. Remember, your investing plan doesn’t get stressed out by market volatility. It was built with bear markets in mind. Focus on the things you can control in your financial life, like maintaining a balanced portfolio, keeping your investing costs low, and saving more. Click the button below to learn how.




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